Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

June 11, 2009|By HARRY NOGLE

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Masons to present $500 scholarship to Camille Heim

Antietam Masonic Lodge 197 will present a $500 scholarship to Boonsboro High graduate Camille Heim on Tuesday at the lodge on Main St. in Keedysville.

The presentation is part of the annual strawberry night at the lodge.

Camille is the daughter of Edward and Janet Heim.

She graduated fifth in her class at Boonsboro High School, earning advanced-placement college credit in English and chemistry. She has been a member of the National Honor Society for two years, active in the marching band, captain of the girls tennis team and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Camille has been a Maryland Distinguished Scholar and participated in the National Chemistry Olympiad.

She is an active member of the Lutheran church and serves as an acolyte and lector and has participated in many church programs and activities.


Camille will attend West Virginia University in the Honors College majoring in pre-pharmacy.

Samples Manor to hold outdoor gospel sing

Samples Manor Church of God, at 2128 Harpers Ferry Road in Dargan, will hold an outdoor gospel sing Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the church.

The event will be hosted by Kenny Johnson, the "One-Armed Guitarist," and will feature four states of entertainment: Bobby Yost from Maryland, Annie & Mac from Virginia, Higher Ground from West Virginia and The Schrivers from Pennsylvania.

There will be free food and drinks. The event will be held rain or shine.

For more information, call 304-616-1437, 301-834-8694 or 301-432-8359.

New Covenant to hold Bible school

New Covenant Fellowship, at the corner of Manor Church and Breathedsville roads in Fairplay, will hold a Vacation Bible School titled "SonRock Kids Camp" from June 22 to 26 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. The Bible school will offer stories, crafts, games and other activities. For more information, call Lisa at 301-432-4232 or Christy at 301-730-1514.

Burnside Church plans VBS June 21 to 26

The Burnside First Church of God, at 3904 Mills Road in Sharpsburg, will hold a Vacation Bible School June 21 to 26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The theme of the Bible school is "Polar Extremes" for those ages 2 to adult. A picnic will be held June 26 at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 301-432-6483.

BHS class of 1979 plans 30th reunion

The Boonsboro High School class of 1979 is planning its 30th reunion Aug. 1. If you have not been contacted and were a member of the graduating class, contact Teresa Shifler at or Kevin Boyer at 301-573-7419.

The class will host a cash bonanza at the Boonsboro Legion June 27 from 6 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets cost $40 per couple and are available in advance or at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Dinner will be included. Music will be provided by the band SPIKE. Cash prizes up to $1,000 will be available.

Library C&O Canal discussions to be held

Washington County Free Library will hold a panel discussion on the "Economic Impact of the C&O Canal on Canal Communities in Washington County and the Vicinity from 1824 to 1938" Saturday, June 20, at 1 p.m. at Ferry Hill Place south of Sharpsburg.

Sam Tamburro, Cultural Resource Program Manager of the C&O Canal National Historical Park, will lead the discussion by panelists John Frye, Robert Kapsch, Dan Guzy, Curt Gaul and Keith D. Alexander.

For more information, contact Carol Appenzellar, project manager at the library, at 301-739-3250, ext. 151, or e-mail

Lisa McCoy to speak at senior site Monday

Lisa McCoy will speak on "Chronic Disease and Life Management" Monday at the senior site in Keedysville.

Helen House will speak on "The Amazing Benefits of Milk" and conduct exercises Tuesday.

Call manager Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624 for more details.

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